The Australian Curriculum is moving from Version 8.4 to Version 9.0
21 September 2021
The current Australian Curriculum, Version 8.4, is being reviewed.
In 2008, all governments agreed a national curriculum was needed to deliver an equitable, quality education for all young Australians and the national curriculum was developed over a number of years.
NAP–ICTL 2021 postponement
06 September 2021
Due to the current COVID-19 situation and the ongoing restrictions that face schools in several jurisdictions, education ministers have agreed to postpone the National Assessment Program – Information and Communications Technology Literacy (NAP–ICTL) main study 2021 and the NAP sample assessment program by 12 months. Read more
NAPLAN 2021 summary results
25 August 2021
The global COVID-19 pandemic has had no significant impact on students’ literacy and numeracy achievement at a national level, according to the NAPLAN 2021 summary information released today. The long-term trend data also reveals a steady improvement in most literacy and numeracy outcomes, with a number of year levels and domains showing a gain in learning equivalent to a school term since testing began.